'Up All Night' review: Baby steps for NBC's new comedy

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Christina Applegate and Will Arnett are both parents in real life which, one would assume, makes them uniquely qualified to take on the role of mom and dad to a newborn in NBC's latest entrant into the funny family category, "Up All Night."Applegate plays Reagan, a career-focused hip chick trying to reconcile mommyhood into her self-image as she returns to work after maternity leave. Arnett is the somewhat childlike husband, Chris, who gives up his job at a law firm to do the stay-at-home dad thing. Both of them seem somewhat shell-shocked by parenthood and not yet ready to give up their pre-kid party pasts.Maya Rudolph co-stars as Ava, Applegate's super-demanding boss -- an Oprah-like talk-show host with an ego the size of Chicago (and a sidekick in the form of -- wait for it! -- Nick Cannon). Rudolph's character had originally been a PR exec, but in August show creator Emily Spivey said changes...


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